Prayer-Time in the Nursery, Five Points House of Industry” (1887–1888), photo by Jacob A. Riis
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Mad Quickies: Dresses and Power Tools, Weird GIFs, Snail’s Shell Magnified and More!

Whoa! Sorry for the delay, gang. I got caught up making dinner last night and then one thing led to another and I found myself flying thru space, zipping around Saturn… wait. I fell asleep and dreamed that. I fell asleep and forgot to schedule the Quickies. Yep. I’m sorry. …

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Mad Quickies: Tattoos Come Alive, Ancient Greek Star Wars Sculptures, Art Crimes and More!

Hey gang, I’ve scoured far and wide to bring you these sweet things from the World of The Internet. Won’t you take a few moments to enjoy them? This week in Art Crimes! Lots of stealing this week. Speaking of thieves… er, the auction market, a painting by early 20th …

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Mad Quickies: Liquid Clocks, Interactive Flowers, The Griffin Warrior and More!

Look: I’m as sad as all of you that Halloween is already over. But we need to move forward. Take my hand. We’ll go together, onward, with the Quickies. For next years Halloween costume – Archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of an elite warrior that has gone undisturbed for 3500 …

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Mad Quickies: Bob Ross on Youtube, The First GIFs, Where’s Luke? and More!

Well, this is a momentous day. The immortal Bob Ross has joined the denizens of Youtube. And all is right with the world. Forthwith… As mentioned only moments ago, Bob Ross’s The Joy of Painting is now available to watch on Youtube. I truly felt like he was a friend …

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Mad Quickies: Star Wars, Submerged Monasteries, Street Art and More!

Happy mid-week, gang! The temperature is dropping, the smell of Autumn is in the air, so I baked up these Wednesday Quickies just for you. Dig in! Autumn means Halloween. And Halloween means scary costumes (to some of you). Look no further than Mario Chiodo’s frickin’ terrifying masks to get …

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Mad Quickies: Art Bank, Viral Art, Art Crimes, (and Jupiter in HD) and More!

Whoa, hey! Your mid-week Quickies are here, courtesy of the Old Fashioned I had at the new bar down the street that just opened this evening (it was tasty). Dive in! Teeny miniature scenes – artist Dan Ohlmann creates these exquisite, miniature scenes that made me double-take. How…? Gorgeous – …

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Mad Quickies: Art Crimes, Petri Dish Art, Apollo Images and Way More!

Hey gang, I’ve got a weird and rad bunch of links for you today. So let’s not dilly dally, okay? Here’s what you are doing with the rest of your day – NASA has released over 8000 high resolution images taken by the astronauts of the Apollo missions. -Via Amy …

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Mad Quickies: Bob Ross, BLOODMOON, Butt Lamps and more!

Hey there. It’s your old pal T H E B L O O D M O O N, bringing you the coolest art and science things. Click all the links if you ever want to see Brian again. Tons of gorgeous images of B L O O D M O …

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